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VIBE & MYSPACE TO HOST FIRST-EVER NYC LIVE PERFORMANCE OF RAPPER PLIES

THE DECEMBER 2008 COVER STAR & POSTERBOY OF THE FUTURE OF RAP

— Hosted by Terrence J. of BET’s 106 & Park ““

New Album, “˜DA REAList,’ is set for Release on December 16th —

— This Month’s Issue Declares Plies “˜The Future of Rap’ as He Appears on His - Cover
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW! —

WHO: Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic Recording Artist Plies
VIBE Editor-in-Chief Danyel Smith
Terrence J. of 106 & Park

WHAT: VIBE and MySpace will a special event on Monday, November 24th at the The Knitting Factory in to celebrate Plies’ first-ever VIBE cover
for the magazine’s December 2008 issue. In this month’s cover story, VIBE takes and in-depth look at the life and career of the artist the magazine declares
“the future of rap.”

The event will feature a special by Plies ““ his first-ever concert in City ““ as he prepares to debut his highly anticipated third
album, DA REALIST, on December 16th.

In less than two years, Plies has exceeded expectations of any new artist. His second album, DEFINITION OF REAL, which features the #1 single “Bust It
Baby Part 2 (feat. Ne-Yo),” debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 and was recently certified Gold. Having already worked with superstars like Jamie Foxx, T
-Pain, and Akon, Plies has collectively sold more than 1 million copies of his first two albums, and to date, more than 5.5 million digital singles and
ringtones combined.

WHEN: Monday, November 24th
7PM ““ 8:30PM 9 PM
Media Check-In / VIP Reception Performance

WHERE: The Knitting Factory
74 Leonard Street
(Between Church St. and Broadway)

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.